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Seta (勢多郡; -gun) is a district located in Gunma(Kozuke Province).
| Seta District |
8.Village of Fujimi
The district includes one village.
Before Meiji, the district covered the entire foothills of Mount Akagi.
After entering Meiji Era, the former shogun owned lands became Iwahana Prefecture and the former Maebashi Domain lands became Maebashi Prefecture. After the Abolition of the han system in 1871, the entire area became Gunma Prefecture, but due to the changes to the prefecture, the area became Kumagaya Prefecture in 1873 and to Gunma Prefecture in 1876.
Due to the land reforms of 1878, the district was split into two with the Mount Akagi is being the borderline, the northern foothills of Mount Akagi became Kitaseta District while the southern foothills became Minamiseta District. Since the area of Kitaseta District was too small, the district merged into Tone District in 1896. At the same time, Minamiseta District merged with Higashigunma District to recreate Seta District.
- July 22, 1878 - Due to land reforms, Seta District split into Kitaseta and Minamiseta Districts.
- April 1, 1896 - The district was formed when Higashigunma and Minamiseta Districts merged.(17 villages)
- May 24, 1899 - The village of Ōgo gained town status to become the town of Ōgo.(1 town, 16 villages)
- April 1, 1901 - Parts of the village of Kamikawabuchi merged into the city of Maebashi.
- April 1, 1951 - Parts of Mitsumata, village of Kaigaya, merged into the city of Maebashi.
- April 1, 1954 - The villages of Kamikawabuchi, Shimokawabuchi, Haga, and Kaigaya merged into the city of Maebashi.(1 town, 12 villages)
- September 1, 1954 - The village of Nankitsu merged into the city of Maebashi.(1 town, 11 villages)
- April 1, 1955 - Parts of the village of Kise merged into the city of Maebashi.
- September 1, 1956 - The villages of Yokono and Shikishima merged to form the village of Akagi.(1 town, 10 villages)
- February 20, 1957 - The villages of Kise and Arato merged to form the village of Jōnan.(1 town, 9 villages)
- February 1, 1958 - Parts of the village of Kurohone merged into the town of town of Ōmama, Yamada District.
- April 1, 1960 - Parts of the village of Jōnan merged into the city of Maebashi.
- May 1, 1967 - The village of Jōnan merged into the city of Maebashi.(1 town, 8 villages)
- December 5, 2004 - The town of Ōgo and the villages of Kasukawa and Miyagi merged into the city of Maebashi.(6 villages)
- June 13, 2005 - The villages of Kurohone and Niisato merged into the city of Kiryu.(4 villages)
- February 20, 2006 - The villages of Akagi and Kitatachibana merged with the city of Shibukawa and the town of Ikaho, and the villages of Komochi and Onogami, Kitagunma District, to form the city of Shibukawa.(2 villages)
- March 27, 2006 - The village of Azuma merged with the town of Omama, Yamada District, and the town of Kasakake, Nitta District, to form the city of Midori.(1 village)